Effective June 30, 2020: Per the Second Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order, individuals in the City of Jackson are required to wear a face covering in public. Business owners must require all parties (employees, patrons, etc.) to wear a face covering. Businesses found in violation will be shutdown for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Americans with Disabilities Act

Program Overview

The ADA Disabilities Office is designed to provide services for residents with Disabilities to increase opportunities which will empower them to live as independently and productively as possible.  Also ADA is responsible for making all efforts to include residents with disabilities in the planning and development of the City of Jackson to insure most effective inclusion in community activities, public access, accessible housing and transportation, financial resources, education and employment opportunities, public awareness on disabilities and ADA laws as well as expectations pertaining to public entities, businesses, government buildings, public housing, and public service providers, identifying barriers to accessibility and determining means to eliminate such barriers.

ADA Advisory Council Membership List

  • ADA Coordinator - currently vacant
  • Chair - Ms. Lee Cole (Ward 2) (term expires January 2021)
  • Vice-Chair - Mr. Antonio Wright (Ward 6) (term expires January 2021)
  • Secretary - Mr. Mick Hintz (Ward 7) (term expires January 2020)
  • Ward 1 - Ms. Lynn Hill (term expires January 2021)
  • Ward 2 - Ms. Lee Cole (term expires January 2021)
  • Ward 3 - Mr. Desmeon Thomas (term expires January 2020)
  • Ward 4 - Ms. Jean McKinney (term expires January 2020)
  • Ward 5 - Ms. Angela Taylor (term expires January 2020)
  • Ward 6 - Mr. Jason Bunch (term expires January 2021)
  • Ward 7 - Dr. Scott Crawford (term expires January 2021)

Four additional individuals representing agencies or organizations working with people with disabilities, appointed at-large by the Mayor. These organizations shall be recommended by the ADA Coordinator.

  • At Large - Ms. Ollie Lester, Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for the Blind
  • At Large - Mr. Antonio Wright - MACE At Large - Ms. Pam Dollar - MCCD
  • At Large - Ms. Mary Rodgers-Beal MS Talking Book Service

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